Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy explains how (“we,” “us,” or “our”) collects, uses, and protects the personal information of our users (“you”) when accessing or using our website and services (collectively, the “Services”). We value your privacy and are committed to safeguarding your personal information. By using our Services, you agree to the collection and use of your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

Who We Are is a book summary website dedicated to making books and learning more accessible to growth-minded individuals. Our mission is to provide concise book summaries that help our users learn faster and gain insights quickly. If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or our practices, please contact us through our support page, and we will be happy to assist you.

Information We Collect

  1. Personal Information: During account registration or newsletter signup, we collect personal information like your name and email address.
  2. Analytics Data: We gather visitor behavior data, IP addresses, and other non-identifying information using third-party analytics services such as Google Analytics and Microsoft Clarity.
  3. Cookie Information: Our website uses first-party and third-party cookies to improve your browsing experience, understand user preferences, and provide targeted advertising. We also incorporate scripts for services like Google Tag Manager, Google Optimize, Advanced Ads, and Font Awesome.
  4. Mobile Advertising ID: We collect your device’s Mobile Advertising ID if not disabled. To prevent collection, disable or change the ID on your device (iOS manual or Android manual).
  5. Payment Information: A payment service provider collects and stores your credit card and financial information during transactions. We receive minimal information about you from payment providers.
  6. Personal Data of Children: We do not knowingly collect data from children under 16. If we become aware of collecting data from a child under 16, we will delete it. Contact us if you believe a child under 16 has provided personal data to us.

How We Use Your Information

  1. Internal Marketing Purposes: We use the personal information you provide to send you our newsletters, promotional offers, and other marketing communications related to our Services. We do not sell or share your personal information with any third party, aside from the minimum required for billing and processing your purchase.
  2. Analytics and Cookie Data: We use analytics data to improve our website, optimize its performance, and create content that better caters to our users’ interests. We employ third-party services such as Google Analytics and Microsoft Clarity to collect and analyze user behavior and interaction with our website. We also use cookie information for website optimization, A/B testing, and targeted advertising. By using our website, you consent to the use of cookies and third-party scripts as described in this Privacy Policy.

Registration and Social Logins

  1. Direct Registration: During registration, we collect your name and email address. We use this information for the purpose of providing you access to our services. We store this data for as long as you’re registered, and it will be deleted upon account termination.
  2. Social Logins: We offer registration and login options using Facebook Connect and Google Connect to simplify the process. When you use these services, we gain access to specific data from your social media profiles:
    • Facebook Connect: We access inventory data (e.g., names, addresses), contact details (e.g., email, phone numbers), and event data. For more details, please refer to Facebook’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
    • Google Connect: We access your first name, last name, email address, username, Google Profile URL, and featured image. For more information, consult Google’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

By choosing to register or log in using these social login options, you provide consent (Art. 6 Para. 1 S. 1 lit. a. GDPR) for data processing in accordance with the respective platforms’ privacy policies. If you have any concerns about data privacy, please refer to the respective platforms’ privacy policies and opt-out options.

How We Share Your Information

  1. Personal Information: We do not sell or share your personal information with third parties, except when it is necessary for billing and processing purposes, such as when you make a purchase on our website. In these cases, we only share the minimum amount of information required for the completion of the transaction.
  2. Third-Party Services: We use third-party services for analytics, spam detection, and other purposes. These services may collect and process your data on our behalf in accordance with their respective privacy policies. Examples of these services include Google Analytics, Microsoft Clarity, and Google Tag Manager.

How We Protect Your Information

We take the security and privacy of your personal information seriously. We employ industry-standard security measures, such as secure socket layer (SSL) encryption, to protect the information you provide to us. We also maintain strict administrative and technical safeguards to prevent unauthorized access to your data. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies

  1. Types of Cookies: We use both first-party and third-party cookies on our website. First-party cookies are set by our website, while third-party cookies are set by external services or providers, such as analytics tools or embedded content.
  2. Purposes of Cookies: Cookies help us enhance your browsing experience, remember user preferences, enable login functionality, and gather analytics data to improve our website. They are also used for targeted advertising purposes.
  3. Blocking Cookies and Opting Out: Most web browsers allow you to block cookies or adjust your privacy settings to limit the use of tracking technologies. Please refer to your browser’s documentation for instructions on how to manage your cookie preferences. Note that disabling cookies may affect the functionality of our website and your user experience.

Embedded Content from Other Websites

Our website may include embedded content from third-party websites, such as videos, images, articles, or other media. Embedded content from other websites behaves in the same way as if you visited the third-party website directly. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking technologies, and monitor your interaction with the embedded content. We are not responsible for the data collection and privacy practices of these third-party websites. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third-party websites you visit or interact with through our website.

Data Retention

We retain different types of data for varying periods of time, depending on the nature of the data and our legal obligations:

  1. Comments: If you leave a comment on our website, we retain the comment and its metadata indefinitely. This enables us to recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically, instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
  2. User Profiles: For users who register on our website, we store the personal information they provide in their user profile. Users can view, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except for their username). Website administrators can also view and edit this information.

Your Rights and Choices

As a user of our website, you have the right to access, edit, or delete your personal data. You can request a copy of your personal data or request its erasure by contacting us at the email address provided in the Contact Information section below. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for legal or administrative purposes, even after your request for erasure.

Changes to Our Privacy Policy

We may update or change our privacy policy from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy policy to stay informed about how we protect your personal information. Your continued use of our website after any updates or changes to this privacy policy constitutes your acceptance of the updated policy.

Contact Information

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests related to this privacy policy or our data handling practices, please contact us through our support page.

We are committed to addressing your inquiries and resolving any issues related to our privacy practices.